* AFP Photo. Vanessa James and partner Morgan Cipres.
* AFP Photo. Vanessa James and partner Morgan Cipres.
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 26: Bermudian Vanessa James and partner Morgan Cipres finished fourth in the pairs competition at the 2013 European Figure Skating Championships on Thursday in Zagreb, Croatia.

The pair skate for France. James competed with Yannick Bonheur in the 2010 Winter Olympics. The duo became the first all-black couple to compete in pairs skating at the Olympics.

The winners were Tatiana Voloszhar and Maxim Trankov from Russia. A Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy from Germany won silver and Stefania Berton and Ondrej Hotarek from Italy won bronze.

James and Cipres were consistent as the judges ruled them fourth in both the short and free programmes.